[Openswan Users] Looking for windows XP client
alex at samad.com.au
Fri Feb 27 06:46:00 CET 2004
On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 07:48:38PM +0100, Bernd Bartmann wrote:
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> Paul Wouters schrieb:
> | On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, David Prestwich wrote:
> |>We've had great success using openswan for all our vpn connections and
> |>would like to get some input on good windows based clients such as SSH
> |>Sentinel (if they still are around) etc.
> | The native client is actually pretty good these days. It even does NAT
> | traversal. Why are you thinking of another client? If using Win2000/XP,
> | I can't really see any reason why to look for other clients.
> There is one major problem with the Win2000/XP internal IPSEC client.
> You need admin rights if you want to change the IPSEC rules. This is
> needed every time you dial into the internet and get a new dynamic IP
> address. In most corporate environments it is strictly forbidden that
> the users have local admin rights on their machines.
Is this true for the IPSEC/L2TP solution as well ?
> Best regards.
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> Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Bernd Bartmann <Bernd.Bartmann at sohanet.de>
> I.S. Security and Network Engineer
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